Stories for April 15, 2021


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Travis Goff announces in email to donors plan to conduct national search for next KU football coach

A national search for the next head football coach at the University of Kansas is back on — this time with a different athletic director in charge. Still in his second week on the job as KU’s new AD, Travis Goff announced in a letter emailed to donors Thursday evening that he is initiating a national search to find a permanent replacement for Les Miles.

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Creighton's Christian Bishop IDs final 3, will pick between KU, Texas & UNC on Saturday

Creighton transfer Christian Bishop announced on Instagram on Thursday night that he will announce his commitment on Saturday from a list of finalists that includes KU, Texas and North Carolina. By Matt Tait

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NCAA announces passage of new one-time transfer exemption rule

Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition.

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Taiwan Berryhill, KU linebackers gaining confidence this spring

The Kansas football defense could end up relying a lot on a pair of relatively new inside linebackers this year. Between former safety Nate Betts switching positions during the offseason and Taiwan Berryhill moving inside late during his freshman year, the Jayhawks hope those two can bolster a group that also includes junior Gavin Potter, junior Nick Channel, senior Jay Dineen and redshirt freshman Krishawn Brown.

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KU hoops commitment Kyle Cuffe Jr. reclassifies into 2021 class, will join Jayhawks for 2021-22 season

Kansas basketball’s 2021 recruiting class grew by one on Thursday, when Kyle Cuffe Jr., signed his letter of intent to join the Jayhawks for the 2021-22 season. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Veterans making coaching transition as smooth as possible for KU football

When the University of Kansas parted ways with Les Miles in early March, the football team’s players didn’t know what the future would hold. And while the coaching transition remains unfinished more than a month later, Sam Burt said he and other veterans did their best to make the process go as smoothly as possible.

KU baseball completes sweep against Air Force

The Kansas baseball team finished off a two-game sweep of Air Force with a 7-4 win Wednesday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark.